IFAD’s Performance and Impact in Decentralizing Environments : Experiences from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda : Thematic Evaluation

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome (English) Description: This IFAD evaluation could not conclude that decentralization in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda has enhanced the impact of IFAD-assisted interventions, or made them more pro-poor or more accountable to the poor. Recommendations are made for capacity building, accountability, and project design.… Read More

Contentious Politics, Local Governance and the Self : A Tanzanian Case Study

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Kelsall, Tim Publisher: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala (English) Description: This analysis of governance in Tanzania shows that economic diversification and multiple livelihoods give rise to a reticular social structure in which individuals find it difficult to combine to hold their leaders to account. Link: http://www.nai.uu.se/publications/books/book.xml?id=25104 Imported from id 537053 Rec 83 Lines… Read More

Poverty, Policies and Perceptions in Tanzania : An Evaluation of Dutch Aid to Two District Rural Development Programmes

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Bartelink, Alexander A.; Aarden, Ton Publisher: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB), The Hague (English) Description: This evaluation examines the extent to which interventions supported by the Netherlands in the framework of the District Rural Development Programmes in Tanzania have addressed the fundamental causes of rural poverty… Read More

Building Coherence Between Sector Reforms and Decentralisation : Do SWAps Provide the Missing Link?

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Land, Tony; Hauck, Volker; Bijl, Jaap Publisher: European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht (English) Description: The report looks at the relationship between sector-wide approaches (SWAps), sector programmes and decentralization processes in different institutional contexts, drawing on five country studies. It examines how SWAps can support sector reforms and decentralization… Read More

Understanding Stakeholders’ Roles in Health Sector Reform Process in Tanzania : The Case of Decentralizing the Immunization Program

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Semali, Innocent Antony John Publisher: Author, Basel (English) Description: A stakeholder analysis was conducted to identify those supporting or opposing the health sector reform process? The study was conducted in Tanzania, using the decentralization of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) as a case reference. Link: http://edoc.unibas.ch/124/1/DissB_6803.pdf Imported from id 679879… Read More

Fiscal Decentralisation in Tanzania : For Better or for Worse?

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge Publisher: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen (English) Description: An important component of local government reform in Tanzania is to increase the fiscal autonomy of local authorities. There is a risk that, in the absence of capacity building and improved integrity, increased autonomy will increase mismanagement and corruption. Link: http://www.cmi.no/publications/2001/wp/wp2001-10.pdf… Read More

TASAF : A Support or an Obstacle to Local Government Reform?

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Braathen, Einar Publisher: Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Dar Es Salaam (English) Description: The Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) is a US$ 60 million World Bank funded programme that is aimed to strengthen administrative efficiency, democratic decentralization and poverty reduction. One of the findings of a study is that TASAF does… Read More